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Senator Jon S. Corzine, Dr. Harold Shapiro To Speak At Stockton Commencement


Separate Ceremonies Set for May 9 in Sports Center


For Immediate Release

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Contact: Tim Kelly

Stockton Public Relations

(609) 652-4950


GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ The Honorable Jon S. Corzine, United States Senator, and Dr. Harold Shapiro, President Emeritus and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University, will be the keynote speakers at the Spring Commencement Ceremonies of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey on Monday, May 9, 2005.

Senator Corzine will be the Keynote Speaker for the morning commencement at 10:30 a.m. for degree candidates in the Arts and Humanities and Professional Studies divisions of the College.

At 2 p.m., the afternoon commencement will take place for degree candidates in General Studies, Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Shapiro will deliver the Keynote Address for these ceremonies.

There will also be a special Hooding Ceremony for Masters degree candidates at 8:30 a.m. in the Stockton Performing Arts Center.